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Associate Fiction Editor – Broken Pencil: the magazine of zine culture and the independent arts
Broken Pencil is now accepting applications for the position of Associate Fiction Editor.
This is a volunteer position. It is an ongoing position performed on a part-time basis. Bi-weekly meetings in downtown Toronto are required.
Duties for this position include: Reading fiction submissions to Broken Pencil on an ongoing basis. Helping to shape Broken Pencil Magazine’s fiction publishing online and in print. Working closely with the other editors of Broken Pencil Magazine to select, edit and shape content. Attending bi-weekly Broken Pencil staff meeting. Generally assisting in the ongoing operations of Broken Pencil as required.
The successful applicant will have:
*Familiarity with Broken Pencil Magazine, particularly our tradition of publishing new, exciting, unconventional fiction.
*Familiarity with current and developing trends in independent publishing and culture.
*Proven knowledge of the small press scenes in Canada and the United States.
*Excellent writing and editing skills.
*A demonstrated ongoing commitment to developing independent literary culture.
Please send cover letter, resume and writing sample to firstname.lastname@example.org.